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Empowering Educators

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Our weekly conversation with educators who are making a difference in the lives of children, parents and their communities.

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What happens when we allow students to choose what it is that they are going to study? Our guest Meredith Biesinger talks about inserting a service learning project into her senior English class. How did she do it and hit all the... more

"Building Strong Schools to Strenghten Student Outcomes" is the goal of Project Achieve. Our guest is the director of this program who has worked with more then 1,500 schools in 40 states. In all, Project ACHIEVE helps schools, communities,... more

Join us for this first show in what will become a monthly feature, The Principals Round Table. With K-12 schools under considerable scrutiny, when a school doesn't perform well the first thing they change is the principal. Given that new... more

With all of the chatter about what is going wrong in education, it is rare that we hear the teacher's perspective. Join us as our guest is Elizabeth Blake author of "No Child Left Behind? The True Story of a Teacher's Quest". This brillant... more

A recent study showed that 60% of teachers aren't using the Smart Boards in their room. The reason is lack of training. We know that the use of technology in the classroom inproves performance as well as motivation for students. Teachers... more

With the ability and desire to read as the foundation to education, we speak with Cathy Puett Miller, President of The Literacy Ambassador. TLA's mission is to light the spark and fan the flame of literacy with schools, communities, families... more

Couldn't you stand to be inspired? Join us as we speak with the Vancouver School Foundation about their program, "Operation Fairy Godmother". Learn what they are doing to ensure that young women in their community attend that rite... more

Long before the current economic meltdown many young women and their families lacked the finances for that high school right of passage, The Prom. Enter, "Operation Fairy Godmother" a program supported by the Vancouver... more

Few things are as heartbreaking as not knowing how to help a child, be it your child or a child in your school. This show we have Craig Evans of Autism Hangout, who's website www.autismhangout.com offer a place to ask questions... more

Imagine your goal is to touch the lives of 1 million students and parents to better prepare them for college and beyond. This is the vision of this weeks guest Dr. Stephen Jones.Dr. Stephen Jones has dedicated his life to diminishing the... more